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902 ManUp: facing down street violence in Halifax | In-Depth

After a series of shootings in 2016 plagued an already marginalized neighbourhood in Halifax, Marcus James and a few of his peers looked within to find solutions to deep-rooted problems in the community. Fast forward a couple of years and the group of volunteers at 902 ManUp has now become an integral part of the neighbourhood culture in Halifax's downtown.
After a series of shootings in 2016 plagued an already marginalized neighbourhood in Halifax, Marcus James and a few of his peers looked within to find solutions to deep-rooted problems in the community. Fast forward a couple of years and the group of volunteers at 902 ManUp has now become an integral part of the neighbourhood culture in Halifax's downtown. 9:45